Citrus Heights, California Population 2022

88,439
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Citrus Heights is a city located in Sacramento County California. With a 2020 population of 88,439, it is the 95th largest city in California and the 417th largest city in the United States. Citrus Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 87,583 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Citrus Heights has a population density of 6,214 people per square mile.

The average household income in Citrus Heights is $76,436 with a poverty rate of 10.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,364 per month, and the median house value is $326,700. The median age in Citrus Heights is 38 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Citrus Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Citrus Heightswas:

  • White: 79.05%
  • Two or more races: 8.18%
  • Other race: 5.01%
  • Black or African American: 3.55%
  • Asian: 3.48%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Citrus Heights, California is 88,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 87,583.

Citrus Heights, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69,29679.05%
Black or African American3,1083.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native5660.65%
Asian3,0543.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander740.08%
Some Other Race4,3965.01%
Two or More Races7,1718.18%
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Citrus Heights Population by Race

Citrus Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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Citrus Heights Median Age

37.6


Total

35.6


Male

40.1


Female

Citrus Heights Adults

There are 69,723 adults, (14,713 of whom are seniors) in Citrus Heights.

Citrus Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Citrus Heights Sex Ratio

Female

45,047

51.39%

Male

42,618

48.61%

Citrus Heights Population by Age

Citrus Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Citrus Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.3%31.7%
All58.5%41.5%
Male53%47%
Female52.4%47.6%
Non Family50.1%49.9%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Citrus Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,8352.5758.5
Married14,7323.2968.3
Male2,0853.1253
Female4,4903.352.4
Non Family12,5281.3750.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Citrus Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5064.04%
9th to 12th Grade3,6035.80%
High School Graduate15,08024.28%
Some College20,30232.69%
Associates Degree7,17411.55%
Bachelors Degree9,42615.18%
Graduate Degree4,0136.46%
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Citrus Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Citrus Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,5272,312922
Black2,3091,999591
Native American449438102
White45,00442,22110,047
Islander645713
2+ Races3,6112,894533
Hispanic9,4177,0151,336
Other Race2,6251,626186

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.49%.

Citrus Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,937$45,230$36,952
Less Than 9th Grade$27,512$33,659$17,323
High School Graduate$33,683$40,235$27,220
Some College$41,404$46,444$38,643
Bachelors Degree$49,202$56,413$41,384
Graduate Degree$57,140$55,767$60,507

$40,937

Average Earnings

$45,230

Average Male

$36,952

Average Female

Citrus Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Citrus Heights Language by Age

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Citrus Heights Language

79.65% of Citrus Heights residents speak only English, while 20.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.48% of the population.

Citrus Heights Language

Citrus Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native56623541.52%
Black3,06658619.11%
Hispanic17,3882,57114.79%
Multiple7,13095813.44%
Islander67811.94%
Asian3,0402809.21%
White59,0615,1538.72%
Other533NaN%

10.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.81%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Citrus Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Citrus Heights is Native, with 41.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Citrus Heights is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.37%.

Citrus Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.39%
High School12.99%
Some College7.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Citrus Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.58%
Male Unemployed27.72%
Female Employed6.22%
Female Unemployed25.40%

Citrus Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Citrus Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,867$81,097
Families$76,311$90,466
Married Families$90,684$102,605
Non Families$47,513$60,042
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Income by Household Type

Citrus Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Citrus Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Citrus Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Citrus Heights Marital Status by Race

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Citrus Heights Marital Status

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5,599

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War863
First Gulf War889
Vietnam2,360
Korea672
World War II56

Citrus Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34564
35 to 54848
55 to 64990
65 to 741,654
75+1,543

Citrus Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9408.80%
Black1354.94%
Native American10020.16%
Asian1696.32%
Other Race230.72%
2+ Races2325.40%
Hispanic6385.61%

Citrus Heights Veterans by Race

Citrus Heights Veterans by Education

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6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Citrus Heights Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Citrus Heights Employment by Age

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Citrus Heights Employment by Race

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Citrus Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.79%

Born in Citrus Heights

86.34%

Native Born

13.66%

Foreign Born

5.69%

Non Citizen

7.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.34% of Citrus Heights residents were born in the United States, with 66.79% having been born in California. 5.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Citrus Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
197021,7600.00%
198085,91164,15114.72%
1990107,43921,5282.26%
200085,071-22,368-2.31%
201083,301-1,770-0.21%
201183,7294280.51%
201284,1574280.51%
201384,5854280.51%
201485,0134280.51%
201585,4414280.50%
201685,8694280.50%
201786,2974280.50%
201886,7254280.50%
201987,1534280.49%
202087,5834300.49%
202188,0114280.49%
202288,4394280.49%

Citrus Heights Population by Year